The Tower Pulse

Opinion: Babo brings fun, upscale dining to Midtown Detroit, lacks in service

Opinion: Babo brings fun, upscale dining to Midtown Detroit, lacks in service

Eleni Tecos '22, Copy Editor

October 1, 2019

Just around the corner from the DIA awaits the new restaurant, Babo. Intimate and pristine, Babo draws in customers with its charming, yet upscale dining experience. Outside of the restaurant, Babo was appealing to the eye with its minimalistic exterior. Though a bit lacking in terms of outdoor de...

Mapping it out: Top things to do while it’s still warm out

Paige Evers & Becca Koch both ’22, Web Editor & Staff Writer

September 6, 2019

Opinion: Me Before You is a tale of tears and joy

Me Before You movie

Navya Chamiraju, Copy Editor

June 10, 2019

I am not usually into romantic movies because a lot of times they are usually  a repeated cliche. However, Me Before You, the book and the movie, was not a boring old cliche with a predictable ending. Instead, it was  a moving love story that was a roller coaster ride with an unexpected ending. The book...

Opinion: Best bagels in the GP area

Morgan Skaff '21 and Tara Cole '21, Copy Editor and Staff Writer

June 10, 2019


New album, IGOR, lacks in many areas

New album, IGOR, lacks in many areas

Daniel Klepp '20, Staff Writer

June 7, 2019

Humanity is cursed with imperfection, and overcoming imperfections is what makes life worthwhile. Imperfection creates diversity in society and art, and it differentiates us as individuals. While imperfection is a necessity and something we should be proud of, it should only be embraced to an extent. ...

Opinion: Dessert Oasis Coffee is Worth the Indulgence

Opinion: Dessert Oasis Coffee is Worth the Indulgence

Hope Whitney '21, Page Editor

May 24, 2019

Immediately encompassed by the wholesome smell of coffee and the sight of delicious cake, Dessert Oasis Coffee Roasters, made a good first impression on me. The cafe, located on Griswold and State in downtown Detroit, is best known for their picture perfect lattes and delectable cheesecakes. Walking in...

Penny Red’s Review

Penny Red's in Detroit

Maria Maraldo, Guest Writer

May 16, 2019

A new Fried chicken joint, named Penny Red’s, is one of the many restaurants that have recently opened at  the Shinola Hotel in Downtown Detroit. Owned by a New-York based group called NoHo hospitality, the casual beer hall and fried chicken restaurant is located in the back of the Shinola buildin...

Robbed of two hours after going to see new “After” movie

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Elizabeth Flower '20, Copy Editor

May 13, 2019

I have never felt more like I had just wasted two hours of my time than when I left the movie theater after seeing the new teen romance movie “After”. Directed by Jenny Gage, this film is based on the book After by Anna Todd. However, the term “book” is used loosely-- although “After” was even...

Honest John’s offers great atmosphere, even better food

The outside of Honest John's, located on Seldom Street in Detroit.

Matthew Kornmeier '21, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

For all people who love divey restaurants with great atmosphere and even better food, Honest John's is your kind of place. Located on Seldom Street in downtown Detroit, a breakfast and lunch spot by day is a great spot for people who love good food and don’t mind a divey atmosphere. All over th...

Free Solo will rock your world

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Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Editor

April 23, 2019

Imagine climbing a mountain with no ropes or anything  to secure you. For free solo climber Alex Honnold, this is just a typical excursion for him. The documentary, “Free Solo”  follows Alex Honnold, a free solo climber who takes on the challenge of climbing El Capitan-- a 7,569 feet tall ...

“The room where it happens”

Olivia Mlynarek '19, Web Editor

April 22, 2019

I’ve been a fan of Hamilton ever since it became wildly popular a couple years ago. Since I first heard the songs, I instantly knew I liked it because of how it broke musical standards. I’m not huge fan of musicals mostly because I get sick of the repeating melodies and find them boring at t...

Pastries galore

At Canelle, the overwhelming display case has a variety of options of sweets such as macaroons and chocolate eclairs. Photo by Charlotte Parent '21.

Charlotte Parent '21, Copy Editor

April 17, 2019

Canelle by Matt Knio, located in the heart of the rapidly-growing urban area of Detroit, is a proper French patisserie. I went there one chilly afternoon with my family and was pleasantly surprised. I’d heard about Cannelle before, mainly from my mom offhandedly mentioning one of her friends who went ...